Lots 1 - 23, Catalogue of Auction #41 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1  294P1-99P1
1901, Pan-American Exposition issue, complete set of six, large die proofs, removed from individual presentation cards, proof of 2c has some paper adhesion on reverse, fresh, VF, C.v. $3,450
1500.00
2 **   325
1904, Louisiana Purchase Exposition issue, James Monroe, 3c violet, block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $900++
400.00
3 **   639a
1927, McKinley 7c black, vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps, light natural gum wrinkle between stamps, full OG, NH, fine and scarce, PSE certificate, C.v. $500
250.00
4 **   1355a
1968, Walt Disney, (6c) multicolored, ocher color omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
5 **   1501b
1973, Progress in Electronics, 8c multicolored, tan background and lilac omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $1,000
500.00
6 **   1529 var
1974, Skylab issue, 10c multicolored, black and blue engraved colors strongly shifted to the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, PSE certificate
75.00
7 **   1579a
1975, Christmas, (10c) multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
100.00
8 **   1786b
1979, Endangered Flowers, imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
150.00
9 **   2096b
1984, Smokey Bear, 20c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $200
100.00
10 **   2281a, b
1988, Honey Bee, 25c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair and a single with black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $95
50.00
11 **   2361a
1987, CPA, (22c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $675
300.00
12 **   2425b
1989, Prehistoric Animals, (25c) multicolored, top right corner margin se-tenant plate block of four, black engraved color is omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600++
350.00
13 **   2479b
1991, Fawn 19c multicolored, red color omitted, bottom sheet margin copy, perfect in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $725
400.00
14 **   2481a
1992, Sunfish, (45c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $425
200.00
15 **   3082a
1996, James Dean, 32c multicolored, complete imperforated pane of 20, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,900
1000.00
16 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated complete se-tenant pane of 20, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
750.00
17 **   C18

Air Post stamps

1933, Baby Zeppelin, 50c green, top sheet margin plate #21171 block of six, strip of gum skip is affecting margin and three stamps at the top, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $750
300.00
18 **   C92d
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, vertical se-tenant pair with black, yellow, magenta, blue and brown (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PSE certificate, C.v. $2,250
1250.00
19    

Pioneer Flight covers

December 2-3, 1926, Alan Cobham First Overland Flight "New York - Philadelphia - Washington" pre-printed cover, delivered by D.H. "Moth" airplane, franked by three stamps (two on reverse), autographed by pilot, green flight cachet, Washington arrival ds, VF
300.00
20    
June 23-July 1, 1931, the "Winnie Mae" Round the World Flight cover by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty, franked by Washington 2c carmine, all appropriate markings, including Soviet Union "Dobroliot" cachet, arrival ds, VF
750.00
21    

Zeppelin Flights

April 21-22, 1925, Airship "Los Angeles" (Z.R.-3) Bermuda Flight, two covers, first one was delivered by direct flight to Hamilton, the other one - with return flight to Lakehurst, all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #20N, 20P, ?185
100.00
22 **   K9

United States Postal Agency in China

1919, surcharge 18c on 9c salmon red, top plate #6918 block of six, full OG, NH, fine, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,200
600.00
23 **   1a-19a

United Nations - West New Guinea

1962-63, black overprint "UNTEA" on Netherlands New Guinea stamps, Queen Juliana, Birds, complete set of 19, top right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00